Posted by Ticketstroom – 28 February 2017

The 16th annual Metro FM Awards took place at the iNkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban on Saturday.

Nasty C competed with Amanda Black, Babes Wodumo and Kwesta respectively as he prevailed to be the king of the night. The “Hell Naw” hit maker walked away with four awards in each category he was nominated for: Best Hit Single, Best Male, Best Hip-Hop, and Song of The Year.

Amanda Black holds her first Metro award with an overflowing excitement.(Photo: Metro FM)

Amanda Black holds her first Metro award with overflowing excitement.(Photo: Metro FM)

Amanda Black received 5 nominations and she grabbed two awards at the #MMA16, winning the Best R&B Single and Listeners’ Choice Award making her the second biggest winner of the night after the Mabala Noise artist Nasty C with four awards. After being scouted and signed by Ambitious Entertainment, the Amazulu hitmaker won her first Metro Award. Another artist from the Ambitious pack S’java won the Best-Produced Album Award.

Here is a full list of all the winners:

Best New Artist
Nasty C: Bad Hair Extensions

Best R&B Single
Amanda Black: Separate

Best Compilation Album
DJ Qness: Essential Selections

Best African Pop Album
Musa: Mr Serious

Best Dance Album
Mobi Dixon: Live The Music

Best Collaboration
Ms Pru: Ameni

Best Urban Dance Album
Henry Philemon: Man of Definition

Best Styled Artist or Group
Mafikizolo

Best Female Album
Kelly Khumalo: My Truth

Best Urban Gospel Album
Dr Tumi: Love & Grace

Best Produced Album
Sjava: Isina Muva

Best Male Album
Nasty C: Bad Hair Extensions

Best Kwaito Single
L’Vovo: Amatin Tin

Best Music Video
Du Boiz: Dope Dreams

Best Hip Hop Album
Nasty C: Bad Hair Extensions

Best Duo/Group Album
Durban’s Finest: Reloaded

Best Remix
Prince Kaybee: Don’t Give Up

Best Hit Single
Riky Rick: Sidlukotini

One Africa Award
Vee Mampeezy: I Do

Listeners Choice Award
Amanda Black

Song of the Year
Nasty C – Hell Naw

Each award taken home is accompanied with a R100 000 prize.

Mafikizolo wins the Best Styled Artist or Group Award. (Photo Metro FM)

Mafikizolo wins the Best Styled Artist or Group Award. (Photo Metro FM)

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